Meeting at the Embassy with Messrs. Tanaka and Sato, of Sato Kogyo Co., Ltd.


June 26, 2019: It was a great pleasure for H.E. Ambassador Dr. Bashir Mohabbat to receive a greeting call by his long time personal friends, and friends of Afghanistan, Mr. Hitoshi Tanaka, Associate Director for the Building Operational Headquarters; and Mr. Sato of Sato Kogyo Co., Ltd. to the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Tokyo.

As H.E. Ambassador Dr. Mohabbat has had a several decades long relationship with Sato Kogyo Co. Ltd., he extended his warmest welcome and deepest appreciation to Messrs. Tanaka and Sato for their kind visit to the embassy. Further, as Mr. Tanaka will soon be retiring, H.E. Dr. Mohabbat thanked Mr. Tanaka for all of his many years of friendship and hard work across many successful projects under his leadership.; wishing him the best in all of his future endeavors. In return, Messrs. Tanaka expressed his thanks to H.E. Dr. Mohabbat for his sincerely kind words, his supportive friendship over the years, and for making time in his schedule to meet. Messrs. Tanaka and Sato further discussed their wishes for continued success in the warm and supportive, mutually beneficial relations between Japan and Afghanistan, most especially through investment in the reconstruction sector of Afghanistan. H.E. Dr. Mohabbat encouraged them to still use their considerable resources to help the advancing of Sato Kogyo’s investments in construction and development of Afghanistan even further to help stimulate the Afghan economy, create jobs, and yield fiscal rewards for all parties. Messrs. Tanaka and Sato agreed to do their best to secure H.E. Dr. Mohabbat’s wishes to bolster even stronger investment strategies between their company and Afghanistan.